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challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and good eve i'm daljit dhaliwal. we begin tonight with the latest chapter in the unfolding story of afghanistan. president hamid karzai is going to serve a second term. that became official today after his rival withdraw from a runoff due to take place this coming weekend. what is far from certain is whether karzai can become the effective leader that the united states hopes for and needs in afghanistan. can he rid the country of corruption? can he raise an army capable one day of taking over from the unitedtates? these are all key questions as president obama plans the next phase of u.s. involvement in afghanistan. in our lead focus, the afghan election and beyond. we start in kabul with jonah hull of al jazeera english who found that the issue of fraud remains an undercurrent. >> reporter: just a day after dr. abdullah's withdrawal from the race, hamid karzai is declared winner of afghanistan's presidential election. >> translator: we declare mr. hamid karzai, who got
in america and around the grob. later, blood diamonds. campaigners say human rights abuses in zimbab we mean it should be kicked out of international gem markets. a booming oil business in texas and melting glaciers in the himalayas. two sides of the climate change debate. >> hello to ending weeks of uncertain, hamid karzai is declared the winner of afghanistan's election. with his only rival out of the race, the runoff triggered by first-round fraud has been abandoned but leaves a mess of questions unanswered. president obama has spoken to president karzai isaiah about corruption and about writing a new cheapter. the latest from washington in a moment. first this from kabul. >> it's cost millions of pounds and dozens of lives to get to this moment and it came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of kabul. >> we declare that mr. hamid karzai, which got the majority of votes in the first round and he is the only candidate for the second round of elections for afghanistan in 2009, be declared the elected president of afghanistan. >> the heads of the election board was besieged with questio
>>> making news in america this morning. >> drastic move. the u.n. makes a major announcement about afghanistan ernight. as the nation become too unsafe to work there? >>> signs of life. the economy's showing new signs of a rebound. >>> and world champs. the yankees win another world series, sending new yorkers into the streets to celebrate. >> now, they're planning a parade, on this thursday, november 5th, 2009. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. we begin this morning with a developing story out of afghanistan. the u.n. is moving more than half of its staff out of kabul because of safety concerns. >> the drastic decision comes a week after staffers were killed in a militant attack there. sonia gallego is in london. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. the announcement that the u.n. was pulling out around 600 of its nonessentialtaff over security concerns is no surprise. it follows last week's attacks by the taliban on a guest house, where u.n. staff was staying. five u.n. workers were killed in that terrorist attack, as well as three afghans. since then, there
>>> making news in america this morning. >> targeted, four police officers from the same small department executed as they sat drinking coffee. now an all out search for a person of interest. >>> troop increase. thousands more americans are likely headed to afghanistan where one specific region needs them most. >> new information in tiger woods' mysterious weekend car crash on this monday, november 30th, 2009. >>> good morning, i'm linsey davis in for vinita nair. >> and i'm jeremy hubbard. breaking news from the seattle area where police have spent all night tracking down this man, maurice clemmons shown on a wanted poster in the execution-style shootings of four police officers. >> they sealed off a neighborhood where they believe clemmons may be holed up inside a home. a hostage negotiator is urging clemmons to give himself up. the murders have deeply shaken the residents in the small town of parkland. >> they weren't even on the job pulling anyone over, just trying to have their morning cup of coffee. >> reporter: investigators say the gunmen walked up to the four and shot
out? welcome to "bbc world news," broadcasting our view is on pbs in america, also of around the globe. coming up later for you, a russian blogger ford his government to admit to police corruption. and how this subway passengers turned out an unbelievably lucky woman. hello to you. we honor the memory of the debt in public and private, speaking their names and telling their stories as he denounced the twisted logic that led to their deaths. the u.s. president's speaking at a memorial service in fort hood, texas, where an army psychiatrist is accused of an attack that left 13 dead and 29 wounded. president obama part offered personal tributes to the victims lives in the service they give their country. >> soldiers wounded in shooting made the difficult way down to the ceremony. 38 were wounded here five days ago. 13 people were killed, remembered by their boots, their guns, their helmets, and a photograph. then, the president, commander in chief in charge of the united states military, americans look to to strike the right notes in tragedy. >> we need not look to the past greatness beca
stoy, we take you to dided town on the west ba where america settlers say they feel under attack. thpalestinians say they are rced to do witut. >>> and throughout europe toda the talk is all about the world p and a missed ca that h ance celebring and ireland outrag. and the peter g. pet >> from the world's leadg reports and analysts, here's at's happening from around t world. this is orldfocus." major supporhas been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g.eterson foundation, dicated to promoting fiscalesponsibility and addressing keyconomic chalnges facing america's future. and addition funding is ovided by the following supporters -- >>> hello and od evening. i'm dalj dhaliwal in new york. presidt obama had a tough new message today foroth north korea and iran, tling them to sce back their nuclear programsr face the consuences. the present made his remarks in south korea, the last stopon his week-long ip to asia. once again, he sa things could improve for north korea and iran if they act. tonight's le focus,eook at what the president had to say, folwed by analysiof his la
and what we have asked is that america come to this capitol, fill up these capitol grounds, fill up this building, be here for a press conference at noon tomorrow over on the west side of the capitol steps and we will have members of congress that are here tonight, michelle bachmann, tom price, michael burgess and others along with jon voight and this will be a meeting tomorrow at the west steps of the capitol and stay on the hill because you will have taken the hill. and i yield. mr. hoekstra: we got a call and two people from oregon saying, we're coming, we will be there on thursday. late tuesday night, they were wondering what they could do to have an impact. they said we are coming from oregon to be there on thursday. another one of our colleagues reported tonight, we don't know how many people are going to show up. but there are 10 buses coming from new jersey. tonight he said -- 24 buses coming from his congressional district in new jersey tomorrow to be here today with us. and we don't know exactly what's going to happen, but it's a clear indication that in four, five short d
now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision and tchaurg time the war -- democrats and those on the left. >> it's a complex decision for the president, whose been getting conflicting advice. on the one side are the skeptics, those not yet convinced more troops should be sent as well as ambassador iken barry, they include joe biden and the president's chief of staff robert emanuel. on the other side those led by general mccrystal, the defense secretary robert gates and hillary clinton are also on his side. one issue around which they all unite, president karzai must change. >> i think that the corruption issue really goes to the heart of whether the people of afghanistan feel that the government is on their side, is working for them. >> the president thereof make that decision sooner rather than later. the longer he leaves i
in restrain themselves to do more than their duty. capitalism has worked well in america, and we should be thankful. it has only worked well because we have the government guided by a constitution that proscribes legitimate, necessary limits. in so far as government obeys those limits, capitalism will survive. and we will prosper. i find america to be a nation by a large among nations in the world not much in need of prayer. we are prosperous, we're happy, we're living, we are gentle, we are kind. we have risked our own peace to defend the freedoms of others. we are a good mission. here is my prayer for america. i pray that america should have a government that is smart enough to know the goodness of its people, in a decent enough to respected. in respect it by restraining itself. [applause] >> think you, mr. majority leader. >> i did not realize i would disagree with dick on the subject of whether american needs prayer. i think this is a moment where america desperately needs prayer. this country is in a real crisis, and we have people suffering like they have not been suffering since
. welcome to bbc world news. forecasting to viewers in america and around the globe. my name is mike hembley. >> blood diamonds -- human rights abuses in zimbabwe mean it should be kicked out of international gem markets. >> a booming oil business in texas and melting glasses in the him lay yeas. we'll be looking at two sides of the climate change debate. >> hello -- ending weeks of uncertainty, hamid karzai has been declared the winner of afghanistan's presidential election. with his only rival out of the race -- has been abandoned but it leaves mr. karzai even weaker than before and a mass of questions unanswered. president obama has phoned him and warned him that corruption must be tackled. the latest from washington in just a moment. first the bbc's ian panel from kabul. >> it's cost millions of pounds and dozens of lives to get to this moment. and it came in a small, packed room on the outskirts of call bull. >> we declare that mr. hamid karzai has gotten the majority of votes i the first round and he is the only candidate for the second round of elections of afghanistan in 2009, be dec
is on the rise in america. a stunning new report says 49 million people in this country including 17 million children have trouble getting enough food last year. i'll speak with the agriculture secretary, tom vilsack. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this week hearings and investigations began into the massacre of 13 soldiers at ft. hood, texas. the number one question, why didn't anyone in charge see it coming? i spoke about that with congressman pete hoekstra, he's the ranking member of the house intelligence committee. congressman, thanks very much for coming in. i know you're getting ready to catch a flight. are you satisfied with the answers you're getting so far from the executive branch of the u.s. government whether the pentagon or the administration, the army, as far as this investigation is concerned? >> no, wolf, i'm really not. and i think i probably share some of the same frustrations that senator lieberman has. i applaud the senate for holding public hearings. i hold them -- i applaud
night that could help predict america's political future. >> you can't find two more different people than me and jon corzine. >> the stakes of this election could not be higher. shepard: tonight, in new jersey, in new york, and in virginia, election machines are fired up for contests that could be a sign of what's to come for congress. and, for the white house. first, from fox tonight, an urgent recall of a half million pounds of ground beef following two deaths and dozens of illnesses across our nation. health officials say the e.coli bacteria may be to blame. remember undercooked beef can cause e.coli poisoning. if you eat it, it can make you very sick and even cause your kidneys to shut down. the federal centers for disease control and prevention now reports that two people are dead in new hampshire and new york. most likely, they say, from e.coli infection. we're told most of the other suspected e.coli infections are reported in states in new england. but the cdc also warns that the ground beef at risk has been distributed to stores all up and down the east coast, including store
lover says yes, and he will show us how. >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is sunday, november 1st. and if you're here, weope you remembered to set your clock back last night. an extra hour of sleep. >> that's right. oh, so delicious for those of us on dawn patrol. i hope you had a happy, safe, candy abundant halloween out there. you know what house has the good stuff, that 1600 pennsylvania avenue although the first lady might try to slip you some veggies from her garden. we'll tell you how that went. >> she was dressed as cat woman apparently. we'll bring you that later. >>> we're launching a new series this morning, all of us, bill, ron, marysol and we'll go out on a "weekend adventure." ron is up first. the intrepid mr. claiborne with cave diving. >> in a natural -- >> wow. >> look at that. >> it's amazing. >> underground and not for the claustrophobic. i might say. >> i'm claustrophobic, but i did it. >> also coming up this morning, benedict arnold, judas iscariot, brett favre. we will talk about the quarterback of sort of the father of all turncoats who returns
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
dedicated funding to cover all of new york city's added security costs? >> i think that is fair. america was attack on september the 11th. that was of national consequence. although the trial will be hosted in new york, it seems to me that new york should not bear the burden alone. this is a national -- >> so you will recommend, and i presume, fight for these funds from omb which we know sometimes has other things on its mind. >> with your help -- >> you have my full and undivided help. i just don't want mayor bloomberg, the commissioner. they didn't make the decision, but they stepped up to the plate and willingly agreed. i don't think either they or new york city, new york state should be left hanging out there paying any of the costs of this, and i take it you fully agree with that. >> i don't disagree with that at all. >> okay. second question, and just one other thing on this. there may be other costs that we can't envision, and i take it we're wanot going to find someby saying this wasn't in an original application or on an original request. i take it there will be flexibility and
. >> side by side, america's president and china's, the superpower that is rising. ♪ their autonomies intertwined. the world's major challenges can only be tackled if they work together. these nations the biggest emitters of greenhouse cases spoke about a climate change deal reducing carbon emissions. >> much still separates them. president obama is easy with free press. china is not. no questis were allowed. >> it is not a partial report or political declaration but a report that covers all of the issues in negotiations and one that has immediate operational effect. >> he raised a sensitive subject. >> while we recognize that tibet is part of the people's republic of china, the united states supports an early resumption of dialogue between the chinese government and representatives of the dali lama to resolve any concerns andifferences. >> the president hence -- hinted at chinese irritation. >> i stressed to president obama that under the current system, our country's need to oppose and reject protectionism. >> mr. obama headed to the forbidden city. the crowds were kept away. signs
if the british and americans pulled out? welcome t"bbc world news," broadcaing our view is onbs in america, also of ound the globe. coming up later forou, a russian blogger forced his government to admit toolice rruption. and how this subway passengers turned out an unbelievablylucky woman. hello to you. we honor theemory of th debt in publicnd private,peaking thir names and telling their stories as he denouncedhe twist logic that led to their aths. the u.s. president's speing at a memoria servicen fort hood, tas, whe an army psychiatrt is accused of attack that left 13 dead and 29 wounded. president obama part offered personal tributes to the victsives in the service they give their couny. >> soldiers wounded in shooting ma the difficult way down to the ceremony. 38 were wounded here five days ago. 13 people werekilled, remember by their boots, tir guns, their helmets, and a photograph. then, the prident, cmander in chi in charge of the united states miliry, americsook to to rike the right notes in tragedy. >> we need not look to the past greness bause it is fore our vereyes. >> id it was a tin
. a loan provider, cit in america, has gone bust. >> is one of the largest bankruptcy in u.s. corporate history. yesterday they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. they have about 1 million customers. they long to small and medium- sized businesses. we will see a big impact on the financial markets off the back of this bankruptcy. the financial crisis has been unable to fund itself. one of the big losers will turn out to be the u.s. government. the u.s. government provided $two 0.3 billion to cit under the trouble as a relief program. it is the first real example of a loss from the top program. the idea now -- it goes into chapter 11. it allows it to write off billions in debt. >> from bankruptcy to profit. ryanair is making money. >> an airline that many seem to love to hate. it is europe's largest airline. it made a profit in the past six months. it is up 80%. the ceo says the number of someone distorted because a solid 42% drop in fuel because of the oil prices. 70% lower were the air fares. air fares will be a further 20% lower. they think it will make a lot in the next six
. we're america. and our embassy doesn't get overrun and our people don't get taken hostage. >> i remember that everyone at that time wore yellow rib brokens in honor of those hostages. >> and every night they would say it's day five, day six, day seven, et cetera, of the hostage situation in iran. what started out at a hostage crisis game the defining failure of the cartered a mip vags ♪ i will survive >> so do i dare ask how old were you? >> sure. 19. >> coming of age. >> college sophomore. >> seven. >> it's gone down every time we've asked. >> no, i was -- >> you don't have to say. >> to, i don't mind saying. i was 14. my first year in high school. draw matt tick year. >> i was 13. i had just graduated high school. >> and you, sir? >> i'll have to do the math. it's too hard for me. i was six years out of college. and embarking on the early stages of a television career. >> you you had a lot of news that year. >> man, was there ever. >>> well, up next, from soda pop to pamper, we'll look at commercials from some of 1979 east hottest products when we come back. pace yourself. b
of tax dollars to depend america in my point of view. >> what are we looking at in afghanistan? >> reporter: today the white house and the president himself is briefing key allies. he has a briefing with the australian president -- he is doing a tell conference with prime minister gordon brown, also to brief him on exactly what his new afghanistan strategy will be. he met here last night, and there was one final meeting, almost more of getting everybody on the same page type of meeting, making sure they are all saying the same thing is what the president will say tomorrow night. he has a tricky proposition. he has to talk domestically, particularly to the base who are very uneasy about the idea of escalating the war int 1200 >>> he can buy time with the folks that are war weary. >>> last but not least, the party crashers from the state dinner, should they press charges? they want a full review how they got through the security check points and into the white house uninvited. two senators are calling for the couple to be charged. trespassing or lying to an officer seem to be the
with an 18-year-old muslim convert who experts say made hating america a hobby. he describes himself as an extremist on his myspace page and apparently watched al qaeda videos online. hasan has been charged with 13 counts of murder. congressman carter introduced a bill to give the victims combatant status, increasing benefits for the families of those who died. the father whose 13-year-old boy accused michael jackson of molest being him in the 1990's has apparently committed suicide. this is a photo of chandler at age 18 with jackson in 1993. police say 65-year-old evan chandler was found dead in his jersey city home with a gunshot wound to the head. it happened earlier this month but the information was only just released to the public. chandler and his son filed a civil suit against jackson in 1993, but jackson paid the family a reported $20 million to settle the case out of court. a mother charged in connection with the kidnapping of her young daughter who was found dead is apparently pregnant again. antwoineette davis is being held in isolation at a north carolina jail. the body
it is to come back again. and now time has flown. and we're at the eighth. energy in america national policy conference, and what an honor it is to hold this annual review and think about where we're going in renewable energy in america here in the cannon caucus room. thank you for coming, and i hope you enjoy this day. i want to start by thanking the sponsors that have helped us produce the conference, ge and dow corning and next era energy and verizon. and believe it or not, that's the symbol of the danish embassy, the embassy of denmark, where we'll have a reception this evening. and thanks to ambassador peterson for being our host for that. it's a great place to go from here to think about where we're going next in copenhagen. and all of the other sponsors, berlin and smud, lockheed martin is in our space, the largest government contractor in the world, clean edge and ethanol biomass and biodiesel, all these other companies helped produce this, and we thank them. to begin, let me remind us that the theory of this conference is called phase ii, and what does that mean? well, in 19 -- in 2
>>> coming to america, from gitmo to the heartland, is this e new home for captured terrorists? >>> plus new outrage over the 9/11 trial in new york. >>> banking on china. president obama's first visit. tonight a new dynamic with the biggest holder of america debt. >>> page by page. sarah palin's new book and questions about what really happened behind the scenes on the campaign trail. >>> and something to croon about. he left his heart in san francisco, but tony bennett is making a difference back in the old nehborhood, in queens. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we have learned tonight a u.s. government task force is shopping for potential locations here in the united states to house terror suspects from guantanamo bay. illinois officials said today a prison there is among those being considered to house detainees once gitmo is closed, likely sometime next year. all this comes just days after the obama administration announced it would try 9/11 suspects at a federal court here in new york. and that decision sparked a new round of outrage today,
not know, but we will let you see as the news develops. first, election day in parts of america, and voters are making important decisions in a race is closely watched. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: first, as always at 3:00 eastern, three boxes full. box number one, as we wait for president obama's decision for a correction in afghanistan, that country's president promises to stamp out corruption. good luck. but can the man who some call derisively the mayor of cobble -- kabul deliver. another threatening move from north korea as it tries to bully the united states into accepting its terms for nuclear negotiation. the country says it could soon build another atomic bomb. we will talk to an expert about what the latest move could mean. and box number three, the last thing heard from three missing college students was that police -- what police called hysterical phone calls. coming up, the latest in the search for the young women and why police are having such a hard time figuring out where to start lo
, this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. and of course i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: just before palin resigned as alaska's governor she reveals in the book her legal bills topped $500,000 due mostly to ethics complaints. there's a $50,000 legal bill linked to the mccain campaign, part of the cost of vetting her. then a family matter involving levi johnston, father of her grandson. >> he is part of the family. he needs that too. i think he needs to know that he is loved and he has the most beautiful child. and this can all work out for good. it really can. we don't have to keep going down this road of controversy and drama all the time. >> as for palin's claim she was billed for her own vetting expenses, senator mccain's campaign counsel denies that. oprah winfrey asked palin if levi johnston would be invited to thanksgiving dinner. we'll have to tune in monday to find out the answer to that. >>> for a job well done, children often get lollipops an
. >> reporter: bank of america is launching what it calls a credit card clarity campaign. so beginning tomorrow, it's going send out one page summaries to 40 million of its customers and the letter is going to have the following, it's going to include interest rates to pay for what you buy for balance transfers, cash advances, it's also going to have payment information on how to keep your account in good standing. it's going to spell out all of the fees you're likely to pay, annual transaction and late fees. now, all of this coming after a lot of confusion and outrage with card companies hitting consumers are with those exorbitant late fees. they're making all of these changes before the new legal reforms are going to take effect that are going to restrict their ability to make these changes. so you know, they've cut their credit limits, raised interest rates and their fees. some of them are trying to make consumer-friendly changes ahead of the new reform laws that take effect in february. tony that includes bank of america, trying to be more friendly, i think. >> well, yeah. so allison, are t
>>> good morning, america. on this thursday, november 19th, republicans call for a health care holy war? after senate democrats produce their plan for reform. will it be a showdown and a vote by christmas? >>> top secret torture center. abc news uncovers one of the cia's hidden sites for interrogating terrorists. >>> center of the storm. one of the doctors who called for those mammogram changes here to defend the decision in an exclusive interview. >>> can we handle the truth about movie popcorn? a new study shows a medium popcorn and a soda delivers three days' worth of fat and more. we'll show you. >>> and personal decision in the public eye. we remember her as chastity, the daughter of sonny and cher. she is now chaz living life as a man. this morning here live with the story behind the decision and the transformation. >>> and we welcome all of you. good to be with you. i'm diane sawyer with robin roberts and it was the ordinarily restrained republican senator orrin hatch who said this is going to be a holy war as they entered the final phase of health care reform. >> a measure o
of america, these negottions will not yield the kind of the nd of results that we are looking r. true, weould have hoped at the unitedtates of america wod have been more ambitious than whait has indicated. >>eporter: india is also one of the wod's largest producers of greenhouse gas issions, but is a relative newcor to an industrialized onomy. saran sa the country has concerns that a climate agreemencould stifle economic develoent. >> for us, climat change is not just a sepate issue, it is intermixed with our developmental, yoknow, issues itself. so how we balance,ou know, the problem of climate changeith the other stresses and strns that the count is going through as is process of social and economic transformaon, we wou hope that there is soe understanding of that challee that we face. >> reporter: mntime, a series of studies releed today in the british medil journal "the lacet" could give another boos to advocates of addrsing climate change. the studies fnd that cutting carbon emissions couldave millis of lives-- mosy by reducg the number of deaths from hearand lung diseases. >> climate ch
. he was awarded by the boy scouts of america. and what a night it was. brian: rush limbaugh flew in. there's gretchen. he flew in and introduced roger ailes before he got his award, an incredible speech. believe it or not, he didn't have to write it down. he was able to ad lib the entire thing. gretchen: he does do a three-hour radio show every day. it was a wonderful event. these young boys, one of them god up to speak and he had the whole crowd in his hand. he was very funny. brian: 12 years old. gretchen: 12 years old. it brought us all back to what we remembered growing up, traditional values. tsms a wonderful night -- it was a wonderful night. also our own bill hemmer was the host. he did a fantastic job. steve: so here he is, the good scout of 2009, roger ailes, last night. >> every generation gets called to meet a challenge. this generation will as well. i am heartened to know that what the enemies of america don't know is that some day they will meet the courage, resilience, dedication of these young americans we are so proud of, and they will keep america free. thank you. b
batches of american government. beginning thursday night, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in exquisite detail through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday, the white house, inside america's most famous home, be on the velvet ropes. our visit shows the grand public places as well as the rarely seen in saturday, the capital, the history, art and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. american icons, remember one night, thursday, friday, saturday, at 8:00 p.m., on c- span. get a three-disc dvd set for $24.95. >> "washington journal" is next on c-span. president obama and the indian prime minister will hold a joint news conference on relations between the two countries. that begins at 11:45 eastern. this afternoon, a conversation on global food shortages. the president of the world bank is scheduled to speak. we will also hear from the executive director of the u.n. world folk program. -- food program. that begins at 9:00, eastern. coming up this hour, the federal government's relation with rural america. after that, the h
of mourning on friday. we have this report from forehead. >> america's largest army base was not done. forehead was under attack from within. -- fort hood was under attack from within. they're getting medical checks before deployment to iraq or afghanistan. dozens werehot or killed. the gunman was shot. >> he is currently in custody in stable condition. >> officials say this is the gunman, 39-year-old major nidal malik hasan. he was a psychiatrist. he had worked at a treatment center for troops returning from combat. he is an american muslim. those who say him -- those who know him say he is about but not an extremist. he was going to be deployed but did not want to go. >> at least 12 are dead. >> across the u.s. television networks, the resistance of disbelief that americans feel. >> it is difficult enough when we lose brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> some of the injured were treated at the scene before being taken to hospitals around this part of texas. fort hood is so central to the region th
posset karzai pledges a new and incluve government. under pressure from america, the afghan president promises to root out corruption. >> my government will be for all afghans and all of those who want to work with me are most welcome. >> a test of the national mood and obama's influence a year on. democrats face the voters in virginia and new jersey. bosnian-serb leader carriage says he will appear at his trial for the first time. and it is back to about it as the venezuelan capital struggles to cope with what her rationing. it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon and afghan capital kabul where president karzai nearly confirmed for another term promise to change its ways. in his first public statement since the second round of voting was canceled mr. karzai pledged to root out the corruption that did so much to undermine his presidency so far, something president obama is said to have demanded as he decides whether to send extra troops to afghanistan there mr. karzai also said he will welcome all of those who wants to work with him in a new gove
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-or-treating at the most famous house in america? the front door of the white house decorated with giant pumpkins. part of a special event for 2,000 d.c. area children. >> i don't recall seeing this before. trick-or-treaters walking up to the front door of the white house. the president was there along with the first lady handing out goodies. the first lady was going for the leopard look. >>> we'll begin this morning with a story that's still developing in cleveland where police have discovered as many as six bodies inside the home of a convicted rapist. the man who lived there is behind bars today as police continue their investigation nbc's low cowen has the story. >> reporter: this story on cleveland's east side has been hiding a terrible secret. for how long? no one knows. inside police found two bodies on the third floor. one under the stairs in the basement, perhaps two more hidden in a crawl space and one buried in the backyard. >> we have three bodies located. we also have removed from the scene what we believe to be three additional bodies. >> reporter: in custody is anthony sowell. a 50 year
and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge. thank you for joining us. a sign of growing alarm about iran, the board of governors of the united nations nuclear watchdog agency issued a severe reprimand of iran today. a censure for failing to take steps to assure the world its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes and not for military uses 25 countries backed the resolution, including most notably russia and china, paving the way for a possible new set of international sanctions against iran. this latest development including iran's reaction and expert analysis is our lead focus. the once secret nuclear enrichment facility outcome was at the core of the international agency's rebuke of iran today. vote 25-3, a rare overwhelming display of disapproval, from the iaea's governing body which urged iran to freeze construction at the facility and express serious concern about potential military aspects of iran's nuclear program. iran insists its nuclear program is for peaceful purp
abdullah of jordan is one of america's key allies, and never before has an arab head of state addressed the national conference of a major jewish lobby. so is the balance of power about to shift? i sat down with jeremy ben-ami, executive director of j street and david harris, the executive director of the ajc, american jewish committee. we did invited aipac to participate, but they declined. >> thank you both, gentlemen, for coming here. you're talking first about safeguarding the democratic state of israel. surely all the jewish pro-israel lobby groups share the same goal. why not a different and a new one? >> well, i think the sense of urgency has never been greater to address the single greatest threat that israel faces to its future as a jewish and democratic state. >> which is? >> which is the demographic reality that within a matter of years there will be more nonjews than jews between the jordan river and the mediterranean. at that point israel can really no longer remain both jewish and democratic. therefore, to avoid that we have to find some way to get to a two-state solution
. >> in the name of the united states of america i christen the new york. brian: the idea to melt the steel from the collapsed world trade center towers and use it to make a naval ship came from the city's former governor, george pataki. >> we would be showing that new york is back strong. and the symbol of the freedom of our great people and our great country. >> in 2002 the knave yea long with the louisiana shipbuilders began inspecting the steel from the world trade center site that was removed from ground zero, then truck it had to a landfill in staton island. they found the steel was strong enough to be used for the stem of the massive ship and went to work. 7.5 tons was used to help build the bow of the 25,000-ton vessel. in august of 2005, shipbuilders were forced to take an unscheduled break. the incomplete vessel was anchored on the mississippi river just west of new orleans when hurricane katrina struck. the u.s.s. new york cost $1 billion to build, is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide it can carry a crew of 360 sailors and up to 800 marines who can be delivered to shore by helicopters a
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workers. but with china now america's number one creditor, lending hundreds of billions to fund u.s. stimulus efforts, the president acknowledged the obvious. the two countries need each other. >> so many of the world's challenges cannot be solved unless the united states and china work together. >> reporter: and it's not just the economy. the president also needs china to put the pressure on iran and north korea to contain those countries' nuclear ambitions. on sunday the president will get a warm welcome, done some sightseeing, tooing visiting beijing's famous forbidden city. brian? >> our own savannah guthrie traveling with the president halfway around the world. savannah, thanks. >>> and back in this country, there is controversy over an obama administration plan to relocate military detainees from gitmo, guantanamo bay prison in cuba. one of the spots under consideration is in the small town of thomson in western illinois. the president's home state. local folks are all for the economic boost but some say the prisoners would be a security threat. our report from nbc's kevin t
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